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Barca players applaud Alba signing

June 30, 2012
By ESPN staff
Barcelona's players have given new signing Jordi Alba their seal of approval, with David Villa, Pique and Xavi all speaking of their delight to the media.

Alba, 23, has been drawing plaudits for his play with both Valencia and Spain this season, and has now completed a €14 million switch to Barcelona, after a lengthy pursuit.

The Barcelona players, many of whom are long-term team-mates of Alba with the national side, have been gushing with praise for the move.

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